The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 46 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 337 215 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.23% 3.79% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 3.96% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 226 163 180
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6168 5431 5501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.70% 95.62% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5162 4701 4880
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 116 £57,863 +2.86% 31
Wiltshire +13 98 £57,500 -2.12% 17
Gloucestershire -1 35 £50,000 -16.66% 7
Somerset +16 33 £57,500 +9.52%
Dorset +13 30 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Devon -8 9 £47,500 - 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 219 (36.20%) Finance
2 97 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 96 (15.87%) Security Cleared
4 92 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (14.88%) TOGAF
6 85 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (14.05%) UML
7 84 (13.88%) SC Cleared
8 78 (12.89%) Windows
9 76 (12.56%) Oracle
10 72 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
11 71 (11.74%) SOA
12 65 (10.74%) ITIL
13 62 (10.25%) Banking
14 60 (9.92%) Technical Architecture
15 58 (9.59%) Degree
16 57 (9.42%) IBM
17 56 (9.26%) .NET
18 54 (8.93%) VMware
19 52 (8.60%) SQL Server
20 51 (8.43%) Java
21 48 (7.93%) Data Modelling
21 48 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
22 44 (7.27%) Cisco
23 42 (6.94%) SQL
24 40 (6.61%) Legal
25 39 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
26 37 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
27 36 (5.95%) Project Management
27 36 (5.95%) Service Delivery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (1.49%) Lync
5 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.32%) CMS
6 8 (1.32%) SAS
7 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.66%) IIS
9 3 (0.50%) Apache
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.17%) Liferay
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.50%) SPSS
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.33%) MS Project
3 2 (0.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.50%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.96%) Firewall
2 19 (3.14%) Wireless
3 18 (2.98%) SAN
4 15 (2.48%) WAN
5 11 (1.82%) NAS
6 8 (1.32%) LAN
7 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.99%) Network Security
9 5 (0.83%) MPLS
9 5 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.33%) VLAN
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.33%) VPN
13 1 (0.17%) HTTP
13 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.17%) Internet
13 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.98%) Star Schema
6 12 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.83%) QlikView
11 5 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) ERwin
2 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.33%) JUnit
4 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.33%) jMock
4 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) Mockito
5 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) MagicDraw
General
1 219 (36.20%) Finance
2 62 (10.25%) Banking
3 40 (6.61%) Legal
4 30 (4.96%) Military
5 25 (4.13%) Financial Institution
6 23 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.31%) Retail
8 18 (2.98%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.15%) Marketing
10 12 (1.98%) Local Government
11 11 (1.82%) Aerospace
12 8 (1.32%) Back Office
13 6 (0.99%) French Language
13 6 (0.99%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.83%) Electronics
15 4 (0.66%) Advertising
16 3 (0.50%) Law
17 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.26%) .NET
2 33 (5.45%) XML
3 25 (4.13%) Web Services
4 24 (3.97%) Middleware
5 23 (3.80%) jQuery
6 15 (2.48%) Spring
7 14 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.31%) PostGIS
8 9 (1.49%) WCF
9 8 (1.32%) JSF
9 8 (1.32%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.32%) HTML
10 7 (1.16%) CSS
10 7 (1.16%) Ajax
10 7 (1.16%) WF
11 6 (0.99%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.83%) J2EE
12 5 (0.83%) WPF
12 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.66%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.46%) Open Source
4 22 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 22 (3.64%) GIS
5 19 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.31%) Online Banking
7 14 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (1.82%) Clustering
10 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.32%) User Experience
12 7 (1.16%) IVR
12 7 (1.16%) Life Science
13 5 (0.83%) Copywriting
13 5 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.89%) Windows
2 29 (4.79%) Linux
3 10 (1.65%) UNIX
4 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.99%) AIX
5 6 (0.99%) Solaris
6 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 90 (14.88%) TOGAF
3 85 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (14.05%) UML
4 71 (11.74%) SOA
5 65 (10.74%) ITIL
6 60 (9.92%) Technical Architecture
7 48 (7.93%) Data Modelling
8 39 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 36 (5.95%) Project Management
10 36 (5.95%) Service Delivery
11 34 (5.62%) BPMN
12 31 (5.12%) Matrix Management
12 31 (5.12%) Waterfall
13 28 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (4.30%) Use Case
14 26 (4.30%) Data Architecture
15 23 (3.80%) Information Architecture
15 23 (3.80%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.43%) Java
2 42 (6.94%) SQL
3 29 (4.79%) C#
4 11 (1.82%) C++
4 11 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.83%) C
6 4 (0.66%) Python
6 4 (0.66%) Fortran
6 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) F#
7 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 96 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 84 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 58 (9.59%) Degree
4 21 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.31%) ISEB
7 11 (1.82%) MCP
8 10 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.16%) CCIE
9 7 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.99%) VCP5
10 6 (0.99%) CCNA
10 6 (0.99%) MCSE
11 3 (0.50%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 3 (0.50%) MCITP
11 3 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.50%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) COBIT
2 10 (1.65%) QA
2 10 (1.65%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.83%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.17%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) COREP
6 1 (0.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 48 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.82%) XenApp
4 10 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 9 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.83%) OpenView
2 5 (0.83%) Unicenter
2 5 (0.83%) ARCserve
2 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 97 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.56%) Oracle
3 57 (9.42%) IBM
4 54 (8.93%) VMware
5 44 (7.27%) Cisco
6 36 (5.95%) SAP
7 33 (5.45%) Citrix
8 28 (4.63%) Juniper
9 23 (3.80%) HP
10 18 (2.98%) ESRI
11 16 (2.64%) F5
12 14 (2.31%) Symantec
13 7 (1.16%) EMC
13 7 (1.16%) Informatica
14 6 (0.99%) Dell
14 6 (0.99%) NetApp
15 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.83%) BMC
15 5 (0.83%) RedPrairie
16 4 (0.66%) Business Objects
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Environmental Agency
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Kainos
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago